Congenica Adds On-Premises Deployment Method for Sapientia Platform

Congenica said today it will begin offering an on-premise deployment option for running its Sapientia diagnostic decision support platform, in addition to cloud deployment. Sapientia...
Source: NIH

For Personalized Medicine to Succeed Genomic Data Sharing Improvements Are Needed

A new position statement from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics on genomic data sharing.
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Full Human Genomes of 64 Individuals Sequenced in Landmark Study

This new data was obtained using a combination of advanced sequencing and mapping technologies. Importantly, each of the genomes was assembled without guidance from the first human genome composite. As a result, the new dataset captures genetic differences from different human populations.
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Online Platform Launched to Help COVID-19 Test Manufacturers Prepare for New Variants

The NIH-funded ROSALIND Diagnostic Monitoring platform has just been launched to provide test developers and regulators with rapid and regular updates about SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and their distribution and assess the impact of these variants on available diagnostic test performance.
To make better use of genomics data

Illumina and the Broad Co-Developing Open-Source Secondary Analysis Software

Leading open-source tools, GATK and DRAGEN, are being combined to create a cutting-edge software suite for methods including small variant (SNV) and large variant...
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Seven Bridges Launches Genomic, Phenotypic Data Platform Targeted to Drug Developers

According to Seven Bridges, ARIA addresses what the company says is a lack of tools available in the market that allow easy interoperability of disparate data at this scale.
Illumina has acquired Edico Genome

Illumina Acquires Edico Genome

Deal enables Illumina to add Edico’s data analysis acceleration solutions to its portfolio of next-generation sequencing offerings
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EMBL-EBI Launches Free Genetic Disease Diagnostic Software

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the European Bioinformatics Institute at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL-EBI) have introduced a new diagnostic genome-wide...

Genomics England Appoints AI Specialist Chris Wigley as CEO

Chris Wigley, a former McKinsey executive known for applying machine-learning and artificial-intelligence technology to transform performance, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Genomics...
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H3 Biomedicine Partners with Flatiron Health, Foundation Medicine for Cancer Drug Research

The partnership, whose value was not disclosed, will leverage the real-world clinic-genomic database developed by Flatiron and Foundation Medicine, called CGDB, for both the potential identification of new therapeutic targets as well as help inform the design of future clinical trials.

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